federal government spending

1:28PM
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Alberta still keeps federal finances afloat

Albertans made a net contribution of more than $20 billion in 2017/18.


10:30AM
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Mr. Prime Minister, the good times won’t last forever

The 2018-19 federal deficit will be $800 million higher than projected in the government’s budget.


3:03PM
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Even in a weakened state, Alberta still props up federal finances

Tax revenue from Albertans helps fund services all Canadians enjoy.


11:53AM
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Prime Minister Trudeau cements his ‘debt’ legacy

Canada’s gross debt will increase this year by almost $120 billion.


10:11AM
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Trudeau government's 2019 budget full of puzzling contradictions

Overly politicized budgets, particularly budgets seemingly assembled haphazardly, risk producing poor policies.


11:05AM
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Budget 2019 underscores Trudeau government’s economic delusion

Between 2013 and 2017, foreign investment in Canada declined by 55.1 per cent.


1:28PM
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Size of government matters

In 2018-19, per person federal program spending (adjusted for inflation) reached $8,869.


10:17AM
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Spending, not lack of revenue, driving Ottawa’s red ink

All the estimates converge to a federal deficit of more than $12 billion by 2022-23.